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Austere China bans extravagance, bureaucracy

Updated: 2013-01-21 19:41
( chinadaily.com.cn)


Jiangxi province has urged local officials not to clear roads and sites, and be escorted by guards before and during an inspection. Officials should reduce meetings and shrink the scope. Simple working buffets are advocated instead of banquets during inspections. The rule also bans New Year visits among government institutes.

Local officials should not prepare welcome ceremonies for their visiting superiors or counterparts. Officials should not go over to their administrative area boundaries to greet their visiting superiors or their counterparts.


Jilin provincial officials pledged to actively apply the spirit of the anti-bureaucracy campaign initiated by China's ruling body.

Jilin officials were urged to avoid "vanity projects" but to seek real benefits for the people. Officials at all levels are required to make inspections to under-developed regions to find solutions to people's welfare problems.

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